Essential Report

Trust to handle the economy

May 10, 2016

Q. Who would you trust most to handle Australia’s economy – the Treasurer Scott Morrison or the Shadow Treasurer Chris Bowen?



  Vote Labor Vote Lib/Nat Vote Greens Vote other   April 2016
Scott Morrison 31%   9% 68% 3% 22%   26%
Chris Bowen 20%   40% 4% 44% 16%   23%
Don’t know 49%   51% 28% 53% 62%   51%

31% have more trust in Scott Morrison to handle Australia’s economy and 20% have more trust in Chris Bowen. 49% don’t know who they would trust more. This represents an improvement for Scott Morrison from net +3 to +11 since April.


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